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begging on our relationship that you will figure that out. -- banking on our relationship that you'll figure it out. it was covered by the dave clark five. you have to go with stuff that is dirty and solid. i like that. tavis: is there any trepidation when you got back with "the wallflowers" that once you got past the racket phase and people would get it and get it together? >> there's a lot of different areas working. people respond to the group and what i do, i have no doubt they will respond to that. you will lose some people always. the ones that are faithful, i do not think they're turned off by any one record anyhow. you might have won favorite but i do not think -- i do not know of that happens to us. i think we know what we do. we do not see parameters but what we do not matter what the song is has a familiarity to the people. tavis: have you had a chance yet, with this new project, to assess what your fan base looks like seven years later? >> well, some have gotten younger or older. we're trapped in a time machine and we look great. all of us. tavis: i am getting my chops
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is to say something that begs me to go back and interrogate it. >> oh, no. tavis: yes. >> oh, no. my first mistake, ok. tavis: yeah, you'll know next time you come on not to do that. >> right, well. tavis: so the mistake you made was suggesting, making this comparison between british and american actors when it comes to playing certain characters. >> yeah. tavis: at least speculate for me on why you think that difference exists. >> i think america wonderfully celebrates the individual. i think you are very good at saying "i." "i like this." i think generally -- tavis: that was very nicely put. we're arrogant, just say it. >> no, no, i actually do not mean that. tavis: we're not "celebrating the individual." >> no, you do. tavis: we're arrogant and we're pompous. >> no, i think that -- look, i am english. you cannot get more arrogant than that, i mean, come on. i think english, you apologize about yourself. we have a level of apology, of kind of going, "i think this -- sorry, sorry i think this." tavis: yeah, yeah. >> there is a general kind of do not stick your head up too high because it'